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Buffalo Bills star Von Miller suffered a knee injury during Thursday’s game against the Detroit Lions, but it sounds like he may have avoided the worst-case scenario. Miller was carted off late in the second quarter and was quickly ruled out for the remainder of the game. A Lions player got pushed into Miller, which caused his right leg to bend awkwardly. Doctors who reviewed the video immediately speculated that Miller tore his ACL, but fortunately that was not the case.
Some NC State players had a disrespectful gesture after their win over rival North Carolina on Saturday. NC State led at multiple points in the game, including 14-3, and later 24-17 with under four minutes left. But the Tar Heels scored on the final play to tie the game and send it to overtime.
Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers recently had an interesting conversation with one of the team’s former players. Myers appeared this week on SHOWTIME’s “All The Smoke” podcast with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson. During the interview, Myers revealed that got a notable recent call from ex-Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins, who remains unsigned to this point of the NBA season.
Patrick Beverley is definitely not thankful for the NBA league office this Thanksgiving week. The NBA announced on Wednesday that the L.A. Lakers guard Beverley will be suspended multiple games due to his incident against the Phoenix Suns earlier in the week. Beverley shoved Suns big man Deandre Ayton from behind for standing over Lakers teammate Austin Reaves (video here).
Rudy Gobert continues to look like the least popular guy in the NBA, even among his own teammates. The Minnesota Timberwolves fell in a tight one on Friday to the Charlotte Hornets, who are in 13th place in the East and currently playing without All-Star guard LaMelo Ball. The 110-108 loss dropped the Timberwolves to 10-9 on the season.
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins was the subject of a pretty brutal taunt from San Francisco 49ers defensive back Charvarius Ward on Monday, but he appears to be taking it in stride. Ward referred to Hopkins as “steroid boy” and accused him of dirty play after the 49ers’ blowout...
New York Jets head coach Robert Saleh delivered a good quote this week about facing the Chicago Bears in Week 12. Bears starting quarterback Justin Fields is dealing with a shoulder injury that has him questionable for Sunday’s matchup. Fields appears to be a game-time decision, which could make things more difficult on the Jets to plan their defensive scheme.
Pitt defensive lineman Devin Danielson drew attention on Saturday for a crazy stunt he pulled on the sidelines. As Pitt was leading 42-16 against Miami, Danielson was heated on the sideline. He slammed his helmet against the ground. Then he smashed his helmet against his head three times. His teammates all cringed in unison upon watching the stunt.
LeBron James is a big Ohio State fan despite not attending college. But even he couldn’t hide the truth about Saturday’s rivalry game with Michigan. James tweeted a few times about the game and was excited about a Buckeyes touchdown early. But by the end of the game, he acknowledged what had happened.
An Oregon Ducks player threw a punch at a fan after the Civil War rivalry game against Oregon State on Saturday. The Beavers beat the Ducks 38-34 in Corvallis, making both teams 9-3 on the season. The loss was a heartbreaker for Oregon, which was hoping to improve to 10-2.
Baker Mayfield is never going to miss a chance to take a shot at the Cleveland Browns, and he did so again this week. Mayfield was speaking to the media when he was asked about his “old place,” which prompted him to begin discussing the season the Oklahoma Sooners have had. The reporter had been asking about Cleveland, and Mayfield brushed off that correction.
Despite back-to-back seasons of 100 losses, things may be looking up ever so slightly for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jeff Passan of ESPN reported Friday that the Pirates have agreed to terms with free agent slugger Carlos Santana. The deal is reportedly for one year and $6.7 million. The 36-year-old Santana...
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins has been widely mocked for his poor record in primetime games, and his coach knows it. That is why Kevin O’Connell had some fun with the narrative after Thursday’s win over the New England Patriots. The Vikings’ official Twitter account uploaded video of...
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DeAndre Hopkins will be a bit lighter in the pocket over his taunting of San Francisco 49ers defenders in last week’s loss. Hopkins received a $10,609 unsportsmanlike conduct fine over one specific celebration he did during Monday’s loss to the 49ers, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The taunt in question involved Hopkins essentially counting up the defenders around him after making a catch.
USC quarterback Caleb Williams is exploding on the national college football scene. Now, fans are learning about an odd tradition he has. The AP’s Greg Beacham shared on Twitter Saturday that Williams had “F–K ND” painted across his nails. There was one letter on each of his finger nails to spell out the profane message for USC’s rival. The nails on his right hand had the F-word listed. On his left hand was N-D-X-X.
Dak Prescott seems to be his own biggest fan. A funny photo of the Dallas Cowboys quarterback Prescott went viral after Thursday’s win over the New York Giants. Prescott was speaking with the FOX crew and holding his phone at an angle that made the wallpaper visible. Prescott’s wallpaper appeared to be a picture of … himself.
Caleb Williams played another outstanding game for USC, and he cemented his status as a Heisman Trophy contender. Williams even did some marketing during the Trojans’ 38-27 win over Notre Dame on Saturday night at the Coliseum in Los Angeles. Williams went 18/22 for 232 yards passing and a...
Robyn Hayward is not at all happy with the Charlotte Hornets organization. Hornets veteran Gordon Hayward was revealed this week to have suffered a fracture in his left shoulder. The injury will keep the 32-year-old former All-Star sidelined indefinitely. Some time before that news broke, Robyn, Gordon’s wife, had already...
Rather than Thanksgiving weekend, Russell Westbrook looked like something out of Halloween weekend on Saturday. The Los Angeles Lakers guard was badly bloodied in the third quarter of his team’s game against the San Antonio Spurs. Westbrook was trying to go up for a second-chance shot in the paint and got clubbed by Spurs center Zach Collins after a pump fake. Blood immediately began streaming from the former MVP’s head, but he popped right back up to confront Collins.